This Week - Workshops for both Beginner and Seasoned Researchers

by Michelle Vallance 19. February 2013 14:22

  

Are you currently enrolled in an externship or working as a legal intern? Need some help researching Arizona laws? The Law Library is offering a workshop on Arizona Legal Research tomorrow, Wednesday, 2/20 from noon-1pm in Classroom 1337. This workshop, part of our Law Practice Series, will introduce you to important resources for Arizona legal practitioners, including many free or low-cost alternatives to the major commercial vendors.

Are you a first year law student looking for some extra practice developing research strategies? Or, are you a 2L or 3L looking for a refresher on legal research principles? The Law Library is offering a workshop, titled Legal Research in a Nutshell, this Thursday, 2/21 from noon-1pm in Classroom 1337. This workshop will include reviewing secondary sources in order to find cases, statutes, and regulations.  You will also practice generating search terms, including conducting advanced terms and connectors searches. 

Can't make it this week? The Law Library will be offering workshops on many different topics throughout the semester. Take a look at our library workshops page to view a list of workshop descriptions and a link to the workshop calendar.

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Research Assistance in the Student Lounge - 20th Floor

by Michelle Vallance 7. January 2013 14:28

Are you enrolled in a seminar course during intersession? Need some help with research strategy and navigating the myriad resources available to you? Don’t feel like traveling to the Law Library?


Well look no further – the PSL Law Library is introducing “Roving” Research Assistance in the student lounge on the 20th floor this week and next. A Librarian outfitted with an iPad, loaded with legal research apps, will be available to answer any questions you may have about conducting research for your topic.


Research assistance in the student lounge will be available from 12-1pm and from 4-5pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, 1/8 & 1/9 and again on 1/15 & 1/16. Please feel free to stop by and chat with us!


Speaking of iPads, did you know that the Law Library owns several iPads that you can check out? That’s right! Just visit the Circulation desk during regular hours and we’ll get you all set up!

October '12 Book Displays

by Lidia Koelbel 7. October 2012 17:47

The Phoenix School of Law Library has put up two new book displays.

One display celebrates Banned Books Week:

 

The other displays several materials to help with your Advanced Writing Requirement:

 

Popcorn, Ice Cream, iPads, Oh My!

by Sarah Prosory 5. September 2012 08:17

Yum! Yum!

The Law Library invites all current students to join us for an Open House on Wednesday, September 12th and Thursday, September 13th anytime from Noon to 7:00 PM!

Visit us to learn about:

  • databases other than Westlaw and LexisNexis (HeinOnline! ProQuest eLibrary!)
  • new iPads available for check-out and other accessories (cell phone chargers, anyone?)
  • legal research help desk- what we can do for you!
  • how to use your smartphone to learn more about our collection of books and databases

Be sure to get a "lawyerly" picture taken... you know the kind, with law books in the background! Oh, and did we mention all this was for FREE?

Swing by, we'd love to see you!

Library Open House - Coming Soon!

by Michelle Vallance 31. August 2012 16:25

The Law Library cordially invites all current students to our second bi-annual Open House event!

Stop by the Law Library anytime between noon and 7pm on Wednesday, September 12th and Thursday, September 13th and learn all about the exciting resources and services we have to offer!

Some items of interest: there will be live demonstrations of key subscription databases and we'll also be featuring our newly circulating iPads.

Look out for sweet treats and a chance to have your photo taken in front of the Law Reporters!

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